Layfield / New Hanover median real estate price is $398,910, which is more expensive than 82.7% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 62.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Layfield / New Hanover is currently $2,055, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Layfield / New Hanover is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania.
Layfield / New Hanover real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Layfield / New Hanover, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Layfield / New Hanover is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Real estate in the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Layfield / New Hanover is among the best neighborhoods for families in Pennsylvania. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Pennsylvania. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Did you know that the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood has more Italian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.9% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Layfield / New Hanover is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood in Gilbertsville are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood, 47.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.1%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood in Gilbertsville, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (23.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Layfield / New Hanover neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (73.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.